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Slide set: The ould plaid shawl (song: Bamforth & Co., 15 slides, 1903)

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Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
Not far from Old Kinvara, in the merry month of May
Slide 3
A little Irish colleen in an ould plaid shawl
Slide 4
She tripped along right joyously, a basket on her arm
Slide 5
Her brown hair rippled o'er her brow, but greatest charm of all
Slide 6
I courteously saluted her, 'God save you, Miss,' says I
Slide 7
'God save you, kindly sir,' said she, and shyly passed me by
Slide 8
Off went my heart along with her, a captive in her thrall
Slide 9
Till round an angle of the road, she vanished from my sight
Slide 10
'The grace of God about you and your ould plaid shawl'
Slide 11
Oh, some men sigh for riches and some men live for fame
Slide 12
My aims are not ambitious and my wishes are but small
Slide 13
You might wrap them all together in an ould plaid shawl
Slide 14
I'll seek her all thro' Galway, and I'll seek her all thro' Clare
Slide 15

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Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Francis A. Fahy and Battison Haynes, The ould plaid shawl (London: Novello, 1896)

Related slide set

reissued as The ould plaid shawl: new series (song: Bamforth & Co., 15 slides, 1911)

Lucerna ID  3002413

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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